Effective: February 1, 2019
License and Description of Services
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, Integrity grants to you a non-exclusive license to access the Site, which may include a variety of services and resources including without limitation statements of songwriting royalties provided by Integrity. By using the Site, you agree to receive certain communications from Integrity, including without limitation service announcements, administrative messages, and other messages which Integrity may disseminate from time to time.
Privacy and Submission of Data to Integrity
For use of the Site or certain services you may be asked to create an account by providing Integrity with current and accurate personal information as prompted by the registration form. It is a condition of your use of the Site that all the information you provide on the Site is correct, current, and complete. By establishing an account, you represent and warrant you have the right and are authorized to provide to us the information you provide when you register for such an account. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your name and password and for any activity which occurs under your account. You agree that your account is personal to you and that you will notify Integrity as soon as reasonably possible if you become aware of unauthorized use of your account or other security breach. Integrity will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of a third party accessing or using your account, either with or without your knowledge. If you create an account with Integrity directly through the Site, your account status is subject to compliance with these Terms.
Without limitation of the foregoing, you may not use a user name or email address that belongs to or is already being used by another person; that may be construed as impersonating another person; that violates the intellectual property or other rights of any person; that is offensive; or that we reject for any other reason in our sole discretion.
All text, graphics, images, music, video, audio, text, animation, widgets, user interfaces, trademarks, logos, software code, and other copyrighted or otherwise proprietary content (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, and arrangement of such Content, contained on or within the Site is owned, controlled, or licensed by or to Integrity, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.
Except as expressly provided in these Terms or in a separate license agreement you may enter into with Integrity, no part of the Site, including Content contained therein, may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, or distributed in any way to any other computer, server, website, or other medium for publication, distribution, or for any enterprise (commercial or non-commercial), without Integrity’s express prior written consent.
You may use information purposely made available by Integrity for downloading (or other form of distribution) from the Site, provided that you: (1) not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents; (2) use such information only for your personal, ministry, educational, or informational purposes and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or otherwise make it publicly available, unless Integrity communicates in writing its intent for such information to be used in this manner; (3) make no modifications to any such information; and (4) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such information.
You are solely responsible for all content created, provided, uploaded, linked or posted by you or by any person using a personal account registered to, by or on behalf of you (collectively “User Content”). You hereby agree:
a. to comply with the laws of the United States and the state of Tennessee, including without limitation laws governing the transmission of technical data exported from the United States through the Internet and other electronic media;
c. not to disrupt, interfere with, or access without permission (“hack”) the Site or any website, network, server, system, or computer connected thereto;
d. not to use the Site or the name of the Site or Integrity for or in connection with chain letters, junk mail, or spamming, and not to contact any other user without his or her prior consent;
e. not to create, provide, upload, link, post, or transmit any unlawful, harassing, defamatory, libelous, abusive, threatening or harmful User Content or information on, to or through the Site;
f. not to create, provide, upload, link, post, or transmit any User Content or information on, to or through the Site which encourages or incites conduct which gives rise to actual or potential criminal or civil liability or violates applicable law; and
g. not to intentionally interfere with the operation of the Site or the use and enjoyment thereof by other users or third parties.
In consideration of Integrity granting you access to the Site, you hereby agree that:
a. You will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any Integrity server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
b. You will not probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace, or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, including any account not owned by you, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site.
c. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or Integrity’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site or to Integrity.
d. You agree not to use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.
e. You will not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to Integrity or through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity when accessing or otherwise using the Site.
f. You will not use any automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Site, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site. Integrity reserves the right to bar any such activity.
g. You may not use the Site or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of Integrity or others.
Access to Site/Violation of Terms
You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for obtaining access to the Site, which may involve equipment and third party fees (such as internet service provider fees, airtime charges, or other charges associated with the display and delivery of electronic communications).
You agree that Integrity may, for any reason or no reason and without prior notice, at Integrity’s sole discretion, immediately terminate your account and/or access to the Site at any time and for any reason, and shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account or access to the Site. You agree that Integrity will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the Site as a result of any violation of these Terms.
Modification of Service
Integrity reserves the sole and exclusive right to change, suspend, or terminate the Site and all related services at any time and from time to time with or without cause or prior notice. Integrity is not liable to you or any third party for any change to, suspension, or termination of the Site or related services.
Modification of Terms
Should Integrity change any of the Terms above, it will display them on the Site. For your convenience and future reference, the date of the version of these Terms is set forth above. Your continued use of the Site is your consent that you agree to the Terms of Service, so please be sure to check back periodically. Please review these Terms frequently as Integrity may modify them from time to time. As provided in the disclaimer above, only the Terms which you have accepted or that are in effect at the time of your use will apply to you.
We respect the intellectual property rights of our Users and other third parties. If you believe a User has wrongfully posted User Content to the Site to which you are the rightful owner, you may send Integrity a takedown notice in accordance with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Such notice should be sent to Integrity Music, Attn: Legal Department, 4050 Lee Vance Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80918, or by email with “DMCA Notice” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to Other Websites
The Site may contain links to other independent third party web sites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to you and our users. Such Linked Sites are not under Integrity’s control, and Integrity is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites.
Void Where Prohibited
Although the Site is accessible worldwide, not all features, products, or services discussed, referenced, provided, or offered through or on the Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Integrity reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product, or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product, or service made on the Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD INTEGRITY, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, BOARD MEMBERS, PARENT ORGANIZATIONS, PREDECESSORS, SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, HARMLESS FROM ANY DEMANDS, LOSS, LIABILITY, CLAIMS OR EXPENSES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES), MADE AGAINST INTEGRITY BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE OR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS.
Limitation of Liability
EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL INTEGRITY BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF INTEGRITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS, INTEGRITY IS FOUND TO BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS WHICH ARISES OUT OF OR IS RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INTEGRITY’S LIABILITY SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE GREATER OF: (1) THE TOTAL FEE CHARGED BY INTEGRITY FOR ANY PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR FEATURE OF OR ON THE SITE GIVING RISE TO THE INITIAL CLAIM MADE AGAINST INTEGRITY, OR (2) U.S. $100.00. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SO THE FOREGOING LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
The license granted to you subject to your compliance with these Terms is not assignable and may not be assigned or transferred to any third party.
Severability and Waiver
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid, unenforceable, or illegal, the remaining terms and provisions will remain valid and enforceable. A waiver of any breach under these Terms will not constitute waiver of any rights or future breach and no waiver will be binding except in a signed writing.
You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Site, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of Tennessee without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the courts of Davidson County, Tennessee, and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. Any claim under these Terms must be brought within two (2) years after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred. All royalty statements will be binding upon and deemed accepted by you two (2) years from the date of the statement unless you provide Integrity with a written notice identifying any claimed discrepancy. No recovery may be sought or received for damages other than out-of-pocket expenses, except that the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. In the event of any controversy or dispute between Integrity and you arising out of or in connection with your use of the Integrity Site, the parties shall attempt, promptly and in good faith, to resolve any such dispute. If we are unable to resolve any such dispute within a reasonable time (not to exceed thirty (30) days), then either party may submit such controversy or dispute to mediation. If the dispute cannot be resolved through mediation, then the parties shall be free to pursue any right or remedy available to them under applicable law.
Except as otherwise provided herein, these Terms constitute the entire agreement of the parties concerning the Site and other matters referenced herein and supersede any prior oral or written understandings regarding said matters.